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Spring Awakening at the Roxy Regional Theatre a powerful must see Musical

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – John McDonald and Tom Thayer have brought together the perfect cast for their production of “Spring Awakening”. The result is a powerful, passionate performance that draws the audience in and sends them on an emotional journey with the characters they are portraying.

There are only three shows (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) remaining for “Spring Awakening” at the Roxy Regional Theatre. This is one show you do not want to miss. Get to the theatre early, as the last shows will most certainly sell out.

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Landmark Musical “Spring Awakening” brings its powerful message to the Roxy Regional Theatre, Beginning April 13th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreSpring Awakening at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Explosive! Electrifying!  Daring! The Roxy Regional Theatre opens the landmark musical with a powerful message, “Spring Awakening”, on Friday, April 13th, at 8:00pm.

Winner of 8 Tony Awards including “Best Musical,” “Spring Awakening” celebrates the unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, poignancy and passion that you will never forget. Adapted from Frank Wedekind’s 1891 expressionist play about the trials, tears and exhilaration of the teen years, this rock-infused musical has been hailed as the “Best Musical of the Year” by the New York Times, New York Post, Star Ledger, Journal News, New York Observer and USA Today. «Read the rest of this article»

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Several APSU faculty, staff noted for achievements

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University were noted recently for various achievements, appointments and accomplishments.

Carol Clark, director of Community and Business Relations and executive assistant to the president, was appointed by the Montgomery County Commission to serve on the Clarksville-Montgomery County Library Board. «Read the rest of this article»

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Faculty, staff at APSU bring pride to University

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three faculty and staff employees at Austin Peay State University recently achieved accolades in their scholarly and professional activities.

Dr. Thomas King, professor of music, sang the world premiere performance of Libby Larsen’s “I Cried unto the Lord with my Voice” at the Athena Women’s Music Festival held March 2nd at Murray (Ky.) State University. His wife, Dr. Vicki King, piano professor at Tennessee State University, had the song commissioned for his 65th birthday. «Read the rest of this article»

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Provost Lecture Series at APSU to explore stage fright

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – The next Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will explore performance anxiety/stage fright as a nemesis in the lives of some professors and students.

Dr. Thomas King, professor of music, will present “Weak Knees? Sweaty Palms? The Anxiety Doctor Can Help” from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, February 17th in the Morgan University Center, Room 308. The event is free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»

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Provost Lecture Series at APSU to explore stage fright

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The next Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will explore performance anxiety/stage fright as a nemesis in the lives of some professors and students.

Dr. Thomas King, professor of music, will present “Weak Knees? Sweaty Palms? The Anxiety Doctor Can Help” from 3:00pm-4:30pm, February 10th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

In 1988, King joined the APSU Department of Music as assistant professor in voice and opera. He has degrees from the University of Kansas, Indiana University and University of Mississippi, as well as a performer’s certificate in opera from the Mozarteum Music Conservatory in Salzburg, Austria. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Witch enchants at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of Hansel and Gretel

 

hanselandgretelThe Roxy Regional Theatre is currently running their version of the enchanting Engelbert Humperdinck opera Hansel and Gretel. Lost siblings come across a sumptuous candy house, occupied by an old woman who has her own reasons for fattening up little children. The show playing December 4 through 19.

The musical play was adapted and is directed by John McDonald. It stars Drew Torkelson as Hansel; Alicia Kelly as Gretel; Brendan Cataldo as the Father; Reischa Feuerbacher as the Mother; and Dr. Thomas King as Rosina Dainty-mouth, the Witch; area children fill the role of the children taken by the Witch to make her gingerbread.

I attended the show on Friday evening, and the house was packed. Continue reading for my review of that performance. «Read the rest of this article»

 


Charm and Delight in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s Adaptation of the Engelbert Humperdinck Opera Hansel and Gretel

 

hanselandgretelLost siblings come across a sumptuous candy house, occupied by an old woman who has her own reasons for fattening up little children, in John McDonald’s enchanting adaptation of the Engelbert Humperdinck opera Hansel and Gretel, playing December 4 through 19 at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

Directed by John McDonald, Hansel and Gretel stars Drew Torkelson as Hansel, Alicia Kelly as Gretel, Brendan Cataldo as Father, Reischa Feuerbacher as Mother and Dr. Thomas King as Rosina Dainty-mouth. Dr. Vicki King provides piano accompaniment. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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